Submissions for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018 are now open.

Artists are invited to submit entries online or via post for pre-selection in the 22nd annual Sculpture by the Sea to be staged along the coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama in Sydney, Australia from 18 October – 4 November, 201

Before beginning your application please read our Terms and Conditions

To apply online
To begin your online application, please click here.
The deadline for online applications is midnight, Monday 2 April

To apply via post
Download a copy of the Bondi 2018 application form.
Please send all hard copy applications to PO Box 300, Surry Hills, NSW, 2010. Applications must be postmarked before 5pm, Thursday 29 March

Awards and subsidies for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018 include:

  • The Aqualand Sculpture Award increased to $70,000
  • Each artist’s costs are underwritten up to $2,000
  • Three Helen Lempriere Scholarships of $30,000 each open to Australian artists
  • Four new and innovative works subsidies of $5,000 – $10,000 with support from the Australia Council for the Arts
  • Three Clitheroe Foundation Mentorships of $10,000 for young emerging Australian artists
  • $10,000 for an Israeli artist to exhibit
  • The Wallace Foundation New Zealand Sculptor Award for a New Zealand artist of NZ$7,000
  • The Dick Bett Memorial Invitation for a Tasmanian artist of $5,000

If you have any questions regarding the enclosed information please contact Natasha King, Exhibition Coordinator on +(61 2) 8399 0233 or

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We look forward to receiving your submission for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi  2018.

Good luck!

The Sculpture by the Sea Team